Go to Google and search for information on social media, and in particular social media sites and applications, and you could find yourself swamped with the results. Whether it’s the tools to promote your blog, website or similar, or the actual applications themselves, social media is a virtual jungle of choices. So where do you start, and more to the point, has the social media bubble already burst?
If there’s one thing that has always been a constant, whether in the movies or real life advice, it’s that nice guys don’t come first. The most successful businesses have always been the ones that had a managerial ruthless streak and took no prisoners, while the nice guys never got the girl. Or did they? Is social media finally showing everyone how to really make a difference and earn respect, without the need for bullying and selfishness?
Journalism is one of the oldest and most-respected forms of media around. For over 150 years, newspapers and those that write for them have helped keep the general public informed on the stories that matter, as well as offer comfort in times of need. Yet for all the great journalists out there, there will always be one that seems to be out of touch with what’s current. Christie Blatchford of Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail offers one such example.
As November 4 and the US Presidential Election looms ever nearer, there’s a new battle going on for the hearts and minds of the American voters. It’s not between Barack Obama and John McCain (although they are the two major players in it). No, this battle is between social media giants MySpace and Facebook. Ever […]
Back in January of this year, Hjortur Smarason (owner of Scope Communications) wrote an interesting blog post about Target and their response to feedback left by a blogger named Amy Jussel. Jussel had written to the retailer to complain about an advertising campaign that showed a woman lying spreadeagled on a target, with the unfortunate […]